Employing Graphical Risk Models to Facilitate Cyber-Risk Monitoring - the WISER Approach

  • Aleš Černivec
  • Gencer ErdoganEmail author
  • Alejandra Gonzalez
  • Atle Refsdal
  • Antonio Alvarez Romero
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10744)


We present a method for developing machine-readable cyber-risk assessment algorithms based on graphical risk models, along with a framework that can automatically collect the input, execute the algorithms, and present the assessment results to a decision maker. This facilitates continuous monitoring of cyber-risk. The intended users of the method are professionals and practitioners interested in developing new algorithms for a specific organization, system or attack type, such as consultants or dedicated cyber-risk experts in larger organizations. For the assessment results, the intended users are decision makers in charge of countermeasure selection from an overall business perspective.


Cyber risk Security Risk modelling Risk assessment Risk monitoring 



This work has been conducted as part of the WISER project (653321) funded by the European Commission within the Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aleš Černivec
    • 1
  • Gencer Erdogan
    • 2
    Email author
  • Alejandra Gonzalez
    • 3
  • Atle Refsdal
    • 2
  • Antonio Alvarez Romero
    • 4
  1. 1.XLAB ResearchLjubljanaSlovenia
  2. 2.SINTEF DigitalOsloNorway
  3. 3.AONMilanItaly
  4. 4.ATOSSevillaSpain

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